Betting websites face losing their licence if they decline to sign up to GamStop

() Betting websites face losing their licence if they decline to sign up to GamStop, the service allowing problem gamblers to ban themselves from every online account Gamstop is a service allowing gambling addicts to self-exclude from websites The service is expected to get official approval from the Gambling Commission   Gambling websites will have to sign up to the service or risk losing their licence  Around 99% of companies are already committed to implementing Gamstop

By Jake Hurfurt For The Daily Mail

Published: 01:56 BST, 2 September 2019 | Updated: 01:58 BST, 2 September 2019

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Betting websites could lose their licence if they do not sign up to a service allowing problem gamblers to ban themselves from every site at once.

GamStop is set for approval by industry regulator the Gambling Commission this week and websites not cooperating will not be granted licences to operate.

The system was supposed to launch at the end of 2017 but has been delayed after concerns over its effectiveness.

Gamstop is a service allowing gambling addicts to self-exclude from gambling websites. The service is expected to be approved by industry regulator the Gambling Commission this week and websites not cooperating will not be granted licences to operate (file)

Gamstop is a service allowing gambling addicts to self-exclude from gambling websites. The service is expected to be approved by industry regulator the Gambling Commission this week and websites not cooperating will not be granted licences to operate (file) 

In January this year BBC Radio 5 Live found that gamblers

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